This year’s Special Collections showcases feature works by artist’s between 1979 and 1993.

Choose a collection to view:

Historic British Columbia Video Art + Documentary Collection
Indigenous Video Art + Documentary Collection
Japanese Video Art Collection
Early Feminist Video
Historical Collection

Early Video Digitization Project Excerpts of selected early BC based documentary and video art from 1973-1985 are now viewable thanks to funding support of the I.K Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia Library.

To view the full work please contact us to request preview DVDs or visit our 4,000+ title collection 11-6 Tuesday through Saturday.

TitleArtistDurationYearCountryAcc. #
   Gutter Paul Wong (et-al) Canada 1975 8:00 0773a
   Vancouver Co-op Radio C.R.T.C. Application Palladin Portapacks Canada 1973 20:00 0182
   My Friend Martin: The Short Story About CineCycle Pedro Ferreira Canada 2013 21:00 4606
   Chinese Cafes In Rural Saskatchewan Anthony Chan Canada 1984 26:00 1573
   South East False Creek Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte Canada 2011 21:11 5383a
   Simo Simo Charles Keast Canada 1980 6:00 918
   ComposingYou_Chinatown Judy Jheung Canada 2017 7:44 6065
   Sax Island (WF) Western Front Video (et-al) Canada 1983 12:00 1161
   Outeretina Daniel Wechsler Israel 2014 4:05 4578
   Catalyst Kent Tate Canada 2017 3:30 6045
   Trópico Desvaído Valentina Alvarado Spain 2015 6:10 4629
   Sin∞Fin-Performances at the Core of the Looking-Glass VestAndPage Argentina 2011 45:42 5385
   The Negotiating Table Mona Hatoum (et-al) Canada 1982 20:00 1792
   Empire Valley Ryan Ermacora Canada 2016 12:43 6034
   Make War Daniel Wechsler Israel 2014 2:07 4579
   Subway Loop (installation) Paul Wong Canada 1974 11:00 1079
   Wind and Snow Leslie Supnet Canada 2010 4:46 5412
   Untitled (Travels) Maria Antelman United States 2009 5:36 4637
   Upstream Russell Wallace Canada 2013 2:23 5380
   Desire Control Elizabeth Chitty Canada 1980 12:00 1297